Turkey: Disabled bomber awaits court decision on prison conditions

The case concerns Civan Boltan’s conditions of detention in the light of his disability, as well as the lack of prospects for his eventual release, given that he was sentenced to aggravated life imprisonment.

Greece: Family awarded €71,000 after addict’s prison death

According to the European court, Greek authorities failed to conduct an effective investigation into the circumstances of a drug addict’s death in prison

Bulgaria: Ex-Labour and Employment Policy Minister facing embezzlement charges suffered human rights breach

The case concerned a complaint lodged by Emilia Maslarova, who was minister from 2005 to 2009, about a failure to respect her right to be presumed innocent.

Germany: British bishop loses human rights appeal against Holocaust denial conviction

The complaint was brought by Richard Williamson, a British national who was born in 1940 and lives in Kent (the United Kingdom). He is a bishop and a former member of the Society of Saint Pius X.

United Kingdom: Judges throw out convicted paedophile’s complaint

The case concerned Charles Bernard O’Neill’s 2010 conviction for murder and several sexual assaults against vulnerable boys. He complained that the part of his trial which related to the sexual offences against children had not respected his right to be presumed innocent.